4th International Conference on the Long and the Short of Non-Coding RNAs

Preliminary Program

June 11

Conference Registration

 

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Welcome Dinner

 

8:00 - 10:30 PM

June 12

Breakfast

 

7:30 AM

Session I

ncRNAs throughout evolution

8:30 AM

Cecilia Arraiano

Ribonucleases and control of non-coding RNAs

 

Lin He

Efficient Generation of Knockin Mice by CRISPR RNP Electroporation

 

Nikolaus Rajewsky

Single-cell RNA analysis in space and time

 

Zissimos Mourelatos

piRNP function in flies and mammals

 

Coffee Break / Poster Viewing

 

11:00 AM

Session II 

short RNA biogenesis and regulation

12:00 PM

David Bartel

microRNAs

 

Francesco Nicassio

Killing miR-softly: new clues to target dependent miRNA degradation

 

Joshua Mendell

New mechanisms regulating microRNA expression and activity

 

Andrea Ventura

Regulation of miRNA function in mice

 

Donal O'Carroll

Mechanistic insights into piRNA-directed DNA methylation

 

Lunch and Networking

 

2:00 PM

Dinner and Informal Discussions

7:30 PM

June 13

Breakfast

 

7:30 AM

Session III

short RNAs in development & disease

8:30 AM

Myriam Gorospe

An AUF1 circRNP modulating cell proliferation

 

Amy Pasquinelli

Less Stress with Non-Coding RNAs

 

Martine Simonelig

The unexpected role for piRNAs in degenerative disease

 

Irene Bozzoni

Role of circRNA in neuromuscular diseases

 

Coffee Break / Poster Viewing

 

11:00 AM

Session IV

mRNA metabolism

12:00 PM

Rob Bradley

RNA mis-processing in disease

 

Olga Anczukȯw

Misregulation of splicing factors in breast cancer

 

Andrei Thomas-Tikhonenko

Alternative splicing in pediatric leukemia: implications for therapy

 

Chuan He

Transcriptional regulation through m6A methylation of regulatory RNA

 

Rachel Green

Ribosome collisions function as a trigger for cell fate decisions

 

Lunch and Networking

 

2:00 PM

Dinner and Informal Discussions

7:30 PM

June 14

Breakfast

 

7:30 AM

Session V

mRNA metabolism 2

8:30 AM

Javier Caceres

RNA quality control at the Endoplasmic reticulum

 

Lynne Maquat

Nonsense-mediated mRNA decay is misregulated in FMRP deficiency

 

Stefan Ameres

Time-resolved transcriptomics unveils gene expression dynamics in zebrafish

 

Alena Shkumatava

In-cell identification and measurement of RNA-protein interactions

 

Coffee Break / Poster Viewing

 

11:00 AM

Session VI

Presentations by Youth Travel Fund (YTF) awardess

11:30 AM

Talks will be selected from proffered abstracts

 

Lunch and Networking

 

2:00 PM

City Tour

 

3:00 PM

Dinner and Informal Discussions 

7:30 PM

June 15

Breakfast

 

7:30 AM

Session VII

lncRNAs in development & disease

8:30 AM

Richard Gregory

RNA regulation in stem cells and cancer

 

Iannis Aifantis

Regulation of stem cell differentiation and transformation by RNA-binding proteins

 

Jun-An Chen

LncRNA Meg3 mediates dynamic epigenetic landscape in neural development

 

Howard Chang

Genome regulation by long noncoding RNAs

 

Coffee Break / Poster Viewing

 

11:00 AM

Session VIII

RNA therapeutics

12:00 PM

Frank Slack

Toward personalized microRNA therapeutics in cancer

 

Judy Lieberman

Tumor-targeted gene knockdown for cancer immunotherapy

 

Adrian Krainer

mRNA metabolism and antisense therapeutics

 

Dan Peer

A Modular platform for RNA Therapeutics

 

Martin Maier

Recent advances in RNAi therapeutics

 

Lunch and Networking

 

2:00 PM

Farewell Dinner

 

7:30 PM

June 16

Breakfast

 

7:30 AM

Departure

 

12:00 PM